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Narrare CFP: Interdisciplinary Autumn Seminar

Posted on Thursday 16 September 2021

If your PhD project involves studying narrative or if you make use of narrative methods, you will be interested in the Narrare annual seminar based in Tampere, Finland

Dream Survey - Threshold Worlds

Posted on Tuesday 22 June 2021

Do you have dreams? If you give them any thought at all, or if you are curious about dreaming in general, you'll be interested to participate in a survey on dreams created by the Threshold Worlds project, an interdisciplinary study of dreams and dreaming based at Durham University.

Narratives of Body and Mind

Posted on Friday 12 June 2020

Call for papers for an online conference in April 2021

Inaugural BIANS Symposium

Posted on Wednesday 5 February 2020

Just announced, the inaugural symposium of the British and Irish Association for Narrative Studies.


Posted on Monday 17 December 2018

The Summer Course in Narrative Studies (SINS) hosted by Aarhus University invites applications for 2019

Narrating Complexity, just out

Posted on Sunday 18 November 2018

A new volume of essays, the work of the NarCS group, has just been published by Springer

Narrative Values Winter School in Groningen announced

Posted on Wednesday 17 October 2018

Winter School on Narrative Values, the Value of Narrative will take place from 28 January until 1 February 2019 in Groningen (the Netherlands).

Narratology and Ideology, just out

Posted on Sunday 20 May 2018

A new volume of essays concerning contextual narratology in relation to post-colonialism has just been published by Ohio State University Press.

Narrative in Question project receives RPF award

Posted on Thursday 1 September 2016

A new ICNS initiative called "Narrative in Question" has secured an award from the University Research Priming Fund, providing for a dedicated programme of interdisciplinary seminars and visiting speakers in spring and summer 2017.

Humanities and Beyond 2016

Posted on Monday 14 March 2016

CFP for a one-day symposium at York on the theme "Humanities and Beyond: Exploring the Frontiers of Interdisciplinarity," May 27th 2016


Posted on Sunday 14 February 2016

The Summer Course in Narrative Studies (SINS) hosted by Aarhus University invites applications for 2016

Interdisciplinary projects invited for YCCSA Summer School

Posted on Friday 13 November 2015

Humanities researchers with interests in complexity may want to propose an interdisciplinary project for this year's YCCSA summer school, as an opportunity for collaboration with academics from different disciplines.

CModS Complexity in the Humanities

Posted on Friday 30 October 2015

The CModS Complexity in the Humanities research strand, led by Richard Walsh, is now in its second year. The programme this year will include workshops drawing upon the current work of the NarCS group on narrating complexity.

International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling 2015

Posted on Tuesday 12 May 2015

CFP for this year's International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS 8) will take place in Denmark at Aalborg University’s campus in central Copenhagen. Deadline June 19th.

Myth(s) in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Posted on Wednesday 21 January 2015

A CfP for the 2015 Postgraduate Conference organised by the Department of Sociology: deadline 2nd March; conference 13th May.


Posted on Friday 9 January 2015

The Summer Course in Narrative Studies (SINS) hosted by Aarhus University invites applications for 2015

Digital Heritage meets Interactive Storytelling

Posted on Friday 12 December 2014

CFP for a 2015 interdisciplinary conference at York exploring applications digital and interactive storytelling.

Narrative Creativity Workshops

Posted on Friday 1 August 2014

This July, in collaboration with the Arts Barge Project and Martin Riley of Alive and Kicking, Richard Walsh ran two Narrative Creativity workshops with pupils at Clifton Green and Hob Moor Schools in York.

Narrative Knowing/ Récit et Savoir

Posted on Monday 30 June 2014

NarCS members presented two panels on Narrative and Complexity at the 2014 Narrative Matters conference in Paris, between 23rd and 27th June.

Cognitive Futures in the Humanities conference 2014

Posted on Monday 28 April 2014

The 2014 Cognitive Futures in the Humanities conference in Durham generated stimulating narrative scholarship, including papers from members of the NARCS group

International Narrative Society Conference at MIT

Posted on Monday 31 March 2014

The 2014 conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative took place at MIT, and included a "narrative and complexity" panel organized by members of the NarCS group and two fictionality panels organized by members of the Fictionality network.

CFP: Narrative Matters 2014

Posted on Wednesday 16 October 2013

Participate in the 7th Narrative Matters conference from 23rd to 27th June 2014 in Paris.

Third NarCS workshop takes place in York

Posted on Thursday 18 July 2013

Members of the international Narrative and Complex Systems network met on the 15th of July for a stimulating 3-day workshop focussed upon work towards a forthcoming volume of essays entitled "Narrating Complexity."

International narrative conference held in Manchester

Posted on Monday 1 July 2013

The annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative was held in Manchester this year, bringing over 400 narrative scholars from around the world to the UK. Among the ICNS participants were members of the both the NarCS group and the fictionality group.

Second Narrative and Complex Systems workshop held in York

Posted on Thursday 18 April 2013

The NarCS group held a productive 3-day workshop dedicated to the development of the Narrating Complexity project.

Narrative theories in action

Posted on Friday 24 August 2012

The 2012 graduate summer school of the Intensive Programme in Narratology took place in Aarhus, Denmark, from the 5th to the 18th of August. Richard Walsh contributed two sessions on fictionality.

First workshop in York for the NarCS group

Posted on Thursday 19 July 2012

The Narrative and Complex Systems group met for the first time last week to explore the potential for interdisciplinary research bringing together narrative theory and complexity science.

RIDERS workshop in York

Posted on Wednesday 20 June 2012

The 2nd storytelling workshop of the RIDERS Network (Research in Interactive Drama Environments, Role-play and Storytelling) was held in York this week, with sessions on Role-Play (led by Debbie Manship from Role Call) and Storytelling and Narratology (led by Richard Walsh).

TRANSIT summer scholarship

Posted on Monday 12 September 2011

A 9-week project on "Using Social Network Analysis to Explore Narrative Structure", supervised in collaboration with members of YCCSA, was the topic pursued by two students on the TRANSIT summer scholarship programme.

General enquiries

Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies
Humanities Research Centre
Berrick Saul Building
University of York
York YO10 5DD
Tel: 01904 323338